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Sport of Kings Motel

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Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Well furnished for a motel room. Friendly and helpful staff. Breakfast can be served in your room unless you prefer to prepare your own in your kitchenette. Small but nice dip pool with water from the thermal springs was a welcome place to unwind after travelling. Bicycles available to hire. Situated in a quiet residential street on the edge of...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

What a wonderful reception we received from Ian and Jill on arrival at checkin. Helpful advice for restaurant suggestions for the evening- that hit the spot! Fresh ground coffee for our plungers and thermally heated pool at 36degrees plus 2 x spas as well! Did we hit the jackpot!! Rooms are clean and comfortable and warm, and able to do...

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Huntington Station, New York
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had an absolutely wonderful stay at this hotel. The owners are the most helpful and most friendly people you could ask for and they will go out of their way to make your stay amazing, whether it is letting you use their laundry facilities after a trek or driving you into town for dinner. They even brought us to...

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Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 1 week ago

The owners are the friendliest, and are absolutely willing to help you out however you need. (Coin) laundry, cooking supplies - they have what you need. The rooms are comfortable - ours had a hot tub! The hotel is in a quiet area; you'll want a car to drive into town and to/from attractions. But it's a very good value,...

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Aurora, Colorado
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for a super friendly, local flavor and a quiet motel (just off main street), this is the one for you. We found out after checking out that they won the "BEST MOTEL" award - now we know why. The owners are readily available and helpful - they make you feel like part of the family.

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful stay at a wonderful hotel. What can I say about this hotel that hasn't been said before? Excellent host that made us feel as if we were staying as guests in their home. Perfect breakfast, comfortable room, and a great town to visit. We even got discount coupon for the Whakarewanena Maori Village. Perfect start to our NZ visit!!

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Upper Hutt, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hosts at Sport of Kings are superb and really went out of their way to ensure we had a good stay here. They clearly love looking after guests and gave us a lift into town at back as well as an offer of a free glow-worm tour. The rooms are very clean, spacious and the beds are very comfortable....

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoyed staying at this motel. The family who run the motel are super welcoming. We had the two bedroom family room. It had a great kitchen, lots of seating in the lounge. The master bedroom a little cosy but the bed comfortable, the second bedroom was huge with four single beds; the bathroom is getting a little tired-looking but...

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Kingaroy, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Motel is clean and well maintained and serviced daily! The highlight of this motel though is definitely the proprietors - they go over and beyond to make your stay in Rotorua memorable! Their local knowledge and recommendations were certainly a plus and we loved everything they recommended (they made bookings for us and armed us with discount vouchers). Kids are...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place is top notch! My husband and I were going to stay only one night but found so much to do in Rotorua and since we loved this hotel so much we decided to stay another night. The owners are soo friendly, you really could not ask for more attentive and helpful proprietors, it felt like staying with dear...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come and stay with us and experience true Kiwi award winning customer service! Situated just off the main street and away from busy traffic noise, Sport of Kings is a home away from home! All of our rooms and amenities have been newly refurbished over the past year to provide comfort and relaxation in a peaceful serene environment. We are Kiwi owned and operated and being locals have extensive knowledge of Rotorua and what our amazing city and surroundings has to offer and our hospitality is the best you could find - check out our reviews! Our 16 ground floor rooms range from two bedroom apartments that sleep 6 to one bedroom spa apartments where you can relax in your own private indoor spa pool day and night. Our studio units sleep two or three and are perfect for business travellers or those wanting a quiet comfortable room at a great price! All of our rooms have kitchen or kitchenettes, thermally heated hot water, individually controlled thermal heating, flat screen tv's, satellite channels and free DVD hire. Comfortable lazy-boy recliner chairs are included in most rooms and free unlimited filtered water is available in every room. All rooms are serviced daily! We have two public spa pools and a heated outdoor swimming pool for your use during your stay all year round along with a BBQ and BBQ table poolside which you are welcome to use - a great way to cater for everyone while enjoying the beautiful landscaped surroundings. And to entertain children we have a playground for hours of entertainment. Centrally located close to Rotorua CBD, Thermal Valleys, Maori Hangi and Concert Events and world renowned Mountain Bike Tracks, you have everything at your fingertips. We have a purpose built bike wash down area, bike 'service station', secure bike storage and a drying room to get your gear ready for your next ride!! Perfect for families, holiday makers, mountain bikers and business people alike. Our reception is a mini gallery showcasing our own original native bird art which also features throughout our apartments giving Sport of Kings Motel uniqueness not to be found anywhere else. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sport of Kings Motel

Address: 6 Peace St | Fenton Park, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: $139 - $215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Sport of Kings Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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Also Known As:
Sport Of Kings Hotel Rotorua
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#1 Business Hotel in Rotorua
#1 Family Hotel in Rotorua
#1 Romantic Hotel in Rotorua
#1 Spa Hotel in Rotorua
#2 Luxury Hotel in Rotorua
#7 Best Value Hotel in Rotorua
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“get a spa room”
christinaj132, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“You must have a room with the thermal Jacuzzi!!!!!!!”
BrianG800, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Any of the bigger rooms with the private spas.”
, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We had two rooms; one was a suite with a jacuzzi, 2nd was more traditional, but an end room that allowed for sunlight.”
akhoddam1, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The owners who run the place (and their daughter!) were super, looking out for your every need”
lsaldanha, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
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